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Can Renault’s Bigger Electric Car Take Tesla Head-On?
Bloomberg reported on October 8 that Renault (RNLSY) was mulling a new all-electric car. It’s expected to be bigger than its best-selling Zoe.
Tesla’s Consumer Reports’ Reliability: Upside Ahead?
Yesterday, Consumer Reports’ survey put Tesla Model S and Model 3 back on the recommended list based on their improved reliability.
NIO Stock: Flat Deliveries Pressure China’s EV Maker
NIO reported its November delivery numbers of 2,528 vehicles. This implied flat month-over-month growth over October’s delivery of 2,526 vehicles.
How China’s Aggressive EV Push Could Benefit Tesla
Opportunity might just be knocking again for Tesla in China. The country is now aiming for 25% of cars sold in the country to be electric by 2025.
US Pickup Trucks: Competition Will only Intensify
Pickup trucks and SUVs have maintained the allure of the US auto sector while the sector is sluggish. Consumers are dumping sedans for pickup trucks
NIO Still Has Work to Do as Spring Nears for EVs
NIO stock has been mostly on a downward trend in 2019. Year-to-date, it’s down more than 68% on a weaker macro environment and company-specific issues.
Can Nio’s New CFO Help Weather a Financial Storm?
Nio’s previous CFO, Louis Hsieh, resigned in October, and the company announced that it’s appointed Wei Feng as its new CFO, effective November 18.
Trump versus California: GM, TM, FCAU to Pay the Price
Last week, the fight between President Donald Trump and California over emission norms took a turn when the state laid out a new policy.
Get Real: From Huawei’s Reprieve to the Future of HP
Respite for Huawei is big news for tech stocks, but China’s facing other problems. Plus, one company’s fight for survival and much more.
Tesla Ups the EV Game—Can Ford’s Mach-E Catch Up?
Ford unveiled its first all-electric SUV, the Mustang Mach-E. Ford has committed to an $11.5 billion investment in the electrification of its vehicles.
Tesla Effect? VW’s Electric Offensive Shifts to Top Gear
Volkswagen recently announced that it would increase its investment in electric vehicles. To put this in context, let’s talk about the overall EV landscape.
NIO Stock: How Can It Recharge Its Performance?
NIO stock has fallen 70% YTD. Both macroeconomic and company-specific factors are responsible for the steep decline in its stock.
Why Tesla Chose Germany for Its European Gigafactory
In its Q3 results, Tesla said it would announce the location of its European Gigafactory before the end of this year. It fulfilled that promise yesterday.
Electric Vehicle Stocks Reeling on China’s Auto Sales
The slowdown in the world’s largest auto market, China, is affecting electric vehicle companies worldwide. And it’s probably going to last.
The EV Race: Can German Automakers Catch Tesla?
EV leader Tesla could disrupt the German auto market. Spiegel reports that German automakers could lose ground by ignoring the industry’s changing dynamics.
Ford and GM Split Over Siding with Trump
Automakers have effectively split in their support of a particular set of emission regulations, pitting large automakers Ford and GM against one another.
Can Ford Challenge Tesla with Its EV Charging Network?
Ford announced that it would offer North America’s largest electric vehicle public charging network, the FordPass Charging Network, to its EV customers.
EV Makers in Trouble as China’s Market Hits the Brakes?
Chinese EV sales slid for the third straight month in September. Let’s see how China’s overall auto market is performing.
How Tesla Plans to Lead in the EV Race in China
Citing Piper Jaffray, CNBC reported on September 26 that Tesla’s China deliveries were up more than 175% year-over-year in the third quarter.
China’s NEV Sales Drop Again: Effects on Tesla, NIO
In addition to China’s passenger vehicle sales, its sales of NEVs (new energy vehicle) also fell for the second straight month in August.